Cindi Andrews, the real estate reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, conducted a thorough investigation of the housing market for the region. Her findings were published in the March 14, 2013 issue of the newspaper with a two-and-a-half page article was calledSurviving A Housing Collapse.
Andrews reported, “…Sibcy Cline, the No. 1 firm in the region for decades with a 22 percent market share in Southwest Ohio, is an anomaly. It retained its position… Sibcy has the most widespread penetration with about 20 offices throughout Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, and it heavily recruits new agents. Nationally, at least 90 percent of new agents don’t last a year, but Sibcy has found some gems in that other 10 percent, including Cincinnati Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls…”
The article showcased Sibcy Cline Realtors in a #1 ranking with 1,137 agents and $2.05 billion in gross sales volume with 9,393 units sold in 2012.
Andrews’ article continued with positive news about the current real estate market: “The market finally turned the corner in 2012, with the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors reporting a 12 percent sales increase over 2011 and the Northern Kentucky Association of Realtors reporting a nearly 15 percent increase. Early indications are that the momentum will continue.”
Read the entire article here.